Board of Directors
Uplift Education has a board of appointed community leaders and volunteers that help guide the direction and future of the network as a whole.
Board meetings are open to the public. Click any of the Quick Links for more information.
Uplift Education Board of Directors, 2019-20
Chairman of the Board, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Lucid Energy Group
Ex-officio member, Chair of the Development Committee, Operating Partner, Highlander Partners, L.P.
W. Carey Carter
Retired Partner, Deloitte & Touche
President, Prothro Clark Company, Director of SMU Economics Center
Partner, Tortilis Partners
Global Social Impact Practice Manager, Bain & Company
Director at Matter Family Office
Partner and Co-Founder, Thackeray Partners
Chair of the Tarrant County School Engagement Committee
Chief Operating Officer, iStation
Vice Chairman of the Board & Consultant, Stratford Land
Chair of the Governance Committee & Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch & Co.
Senior Program Manager, Schwab Community Services & Charles Schwab Foundation
Chair of the Real Estate & School Development Committee & CEO, Nickson
Director of Advertising, Alpha Business Images, LLC
Supplier Diversity Manager, Tarrant County Community College
Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee & Vice Chairman, Forterra, Inc.
Rev. Dr. Lael C. Melville
Chair of the Dallas County School Engagement Committee & CEO, The Melville Family Foundation
Deputy Director of Strategy, Educate Texas
Chair of the Finance Committee & Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director, Genus Holdings, LLC
Chair of the Advocacy Committee & Partner, Stanton LLP
Chair of the Audit Committee & Retired Partner, Deloitte & Touche
(*) denotes voting Board of Governors